According to the Daily Mail, this collection is up for auction and expected to fetch $220,000,000. What an investment!
Gathered over more than 30 years by Texas property developer A. Mack Pogue and his son, D. Brent, this is considered the most valuable collection of early American coins, dating from the 1790s to the late 1830s, in private hands.
These are very rare and sought after coins. The crude minting processes of the day made these coins much more fragile than today’s coins. High-grade examples of these vintage American coins are rare indeed.
Read more at the Daily Mail.